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March 9, 2021

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Police operation Billinudgel Nature Reserve

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Byron’s rail reactivation saga continues

Byron Council will consider funding further investigations into getting trains back on the tracks in the Shire, despite strong criticisms of the reports on the matter that have been prepared to date.

Ballina cleans up!

Clean Up Australia Day was a great success in Ballina, with the beach clean up event organised by Ballina Coastcare yesterday attracting twenty volunteers.

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Be proud of Ballina, help clean up our beaches

This Sunday, 7 March, Ballina Coastcare is inviting everyone who cares about Ballina's environment to Step Up To Clean Up, and join a special event for Clean Up Australia Day.

The man who drove a car that killed 28-year-old Shaun Zagar and his two children on Martins Road in Dyraaba in early June tested positive for alcohol and a range of drugs including methadone, diazepam and marijuana, a court has heard.

Malcolm Harris, 36, appeared in Lismore Local Court by video link yesterday to answer charges of driving under the influence and dangerous driving occasioning death, among a number of others.

The court heard he had previously had his licence cancelled until 2030 and was driving the car without the permission of its owner.

Mr Harris was refused bail and will reappear in court on September 17.


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